NACF National Artist Fellowship

Award Amount: $20,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: Monday, September 25, 2017, At 5 p.m. PT.

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation is pleased to announce its 7th year of National Artist Fellowships. The program is open to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian artists who demonstrate exemplary skill and exceptional quality of work in any one of the following five categories: Traditional Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Artistic Innovation, and Literature.Through the National Artist Fellowship, the foundation recognizes Native artists who are making a significant impact in their discipline, who are respected by their colleagues and the greater arts field, or who may be emerging as powerful voices in the arts.

Host Institution:

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation’s mission is to promote the revitalization, appreciation, and perpetuation of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian arts and cultures through grantmaking, convening and advocacy.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be Native artists who both reside in the U.S. and are enrolled citizens of a U.S. federally or state recognized American Indian Nation, Alaska Native Corporation or with other documentation of American Indian or Native Hawaiian ancestry.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link:https://nacfgrants.gosmart.org/

Supporting Documents:

The application will require you to:

  • Upload work samples and materials to Image, Audio, Video and Written Document banks in the Manage Work Samples tab
  • Select and attach your work samples and materials to the application in the ‘Current Programs & Applications’ tab.

Award Description:

  • The fellowship awards up to $20,000 to artists who demonstrate exemplary skill and exceptional quality of work in any one of the following five categories: Traditional Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Artistic Innovation, and Literature.
  • Awarded National Artist Fellows also work with their communities and share their culture in numerous ways.
  • The award is designed to support Native artists as they explore, develop and experiment with original or existing projects.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.nativeartsandcultures.org/open-call-2017-national-artist-fellowship

Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation Women In Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500 each

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: September 30 and April 30, each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) Foundation is pleased to announce its annual three scholarships named as the WomenIn scholarship, the Randy Pausch scholarships, and the Mark Beaumont Scholarship. The program is open to a female-identifying full-time undergraduate student who is starting their second year or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2017-18 academic school year. Through the programs, the AIAS provides scholarships to individuals pursuing careers in all aspects of game development and the business of gaming.

Host Institution:

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) was founded in 1996 as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the interactive arts. The organization has more than 20,000 members.The mission of the AIAS Foundation is to advance an inclusive worldwide interactive entertainment creative and business community through collaboration, education, and professional development.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • Applicants to the WomenIn Scholarship must identify as women intending to pursue a career in any aspect of interactive entertainment including art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, law, marketing, and business administration.
  • Applicants to the Randy Pausch Scholarship must intend to pursue a career in any aspect of game development including art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, and music composition.
  • Applicants to the Mark Beaumont Scholarship must intend to pursue a career in any aspect of the business of game development including law, marketing, business management and human relations.
  • General eligibilities:
  1. Must be a female-identifying full-time undergraduate student starting their second year or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2017-18 academic school year.
  2. Major: Any field.
  3. GPA: 3.3 minimum on a 4.0 scale.
  4. Applicants do not need to be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply. In compliance with federal law, any non-U.S. citizen who receives a scholarship must not be listed on a published “Specifically Designated Nationals” terrorism watch list.
  5. Family members of AIAS Foundation board and staff and individual major donors of the Foundation (defined as contributors of at least $1000 in donation) are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  6. Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application go through the given links:

Supporting Documents:

To complete this application, you must upload the following:

  • Verification of enrollment in an undergraduate (minimum 2nd year) or graduate studies program for the 2017-2018 academic year (2016-2017 academic year for Mark Beaumont Scholarship).
  • Two-page (maximum) personal statement, including:
  1. Information about your studies and how you will benefit the game industry
  2. A statement addressing your service, leadership, character, and financial need.
  • Two current, signed letters of recommendation:
  1. Letters of recommendation must be from colleagues or professors from your current academic program, administration, and/or professors who know you individually.
  2. Letters of recommendation must address your potential to make a significant contribution to the game industry through character, service, or leadership abilities.
  • Transcripts – Transcripts must be mailed a hard copy to the address provided in the application package.

Submitting Details:

The applicant can Mail directly from your university your most recent official college/university transcript (with school stamp, school official’s signature, or embossed stamp/seal) and school’s grading system. Address all transcripts to:

AIAS Foundation

c/o Mark Beaumont Scholarship

11175 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 440

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Award Description:

All Scholarship through the AIASF is for $2,500.  A number of scholarships awarded each round vary, however in the past the Mark Beaumont and Randy Pausch scholarships average two awards and the WomenIn scholarship averages 10.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.aiasfoundation.org/programs/scholarships.asp

Contact Information:

If you have any additional question, contact by email to scholarships-at-interactive.org.

Digital Responsibility Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: 1

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

At Digital Responsibility, Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship is available to apply.The program is open to high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home-schooled students are also eligible.The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the risks of texting while driving.

Host Institution:

Digital Responsibility was started by a group of Silicon Valley tech employees who wished to share with young people the personal and public consequences of technology. Technology is part of our daily lives, but we have an obligation to use it and share it responsibly.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • Must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level.
  • Home-schooled students are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online entry including a 140-character message about texting while driving, through the given link: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship

Supporting Documents:

The finalists will be asked to write a full-length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

Award Description:

The winner of the Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Digital Responsibility will select the 10 finalists based on the content of the 140-character message. The winner will be selected based on the content and creativity of the 500- to 1,000-word essay.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/scholarships/

Global English Editing A Better America Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Global English Editing is proud to announce the A Better America Scholarship Program to students in the United States who intend to make a positive contribution to the country’s future. They do this because as a company they want to reach out to the student generation and reward initiative, innovation and lofty idealism. The program is open to all students who are currently enrolled at an accredited university in the United States.International students studying in the United States are eligible. The purpose of the scholarship program is to help young people who have enormous potential to be change-makers and make a positive contribution to society.

Host Institution:

Global English Editing is an exclusively online professional editing and proofreading company that provides an unrivaled combination of quality services and affordability to clients worldwide. Global English Editing was founded in 2014 as a sister site to The Expert Editor, Australia’s leading editing, and proofreading company.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must:

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited university in the United States.
  • A citizen of the United States, or have a valid green card.
  • International students studying in the United States are eligible, but they will have to demonstrate their intention to stay in the country after graduation and see through their change-making agenda.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the students must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to change America. As an editing and proofreading company, Global English Editing- value high-quality writing, and therefore they will look kindly upon well-written entries.

Submitting Details:

The applicant must submit your entry and include your name, university or school and contact details to scholarship-at-geediting.com

Award Description:

Global English Editing will award $1000 to the leading university student. This money should be used to facilitate their agenda, but whether that involves paying for tuition, textbooks or college accommodation, or something entirely different, is up to them.

Detailed Information Link:

https://geediting.com/about/scholarship-program/

Contact Information:

If you would like any more information about the scholarship, contact at scholarship-at-geediting.com

Answering Legal Future Attorneys of America Scholarship

Award Amount: $5000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 5, 2017

Winner Announcement: Winner will be announcing no more than two weeks after the deadline.

Brief Description:

Answering Legal is glad to announce its “Future Attorneys of America” scholarship as a merit scholarship to deserving candidates. They would like to support the future of the legal system in theU.S. country.  They consider it a great honor to be able to support law students who show ambition, perseverance, and of course, merit in their studies, in the legal community and in their lives. Anyone who is matriculated in law school with a current course load of at least 12 credits is eligible to apply.

Host Institution:

Answering Legal is the best answering service in the United States, and caters exclusively to law firms and lawyers across the country. It is their sole purpose to ensure that every caller to your firm has a superior experience, and therefore a higher propensity to hire you and your firm. Answering Legal’s motto is, “Never miss the new client!”

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited law school
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Applicants must have some form of legal experience (volunteer, internship, employment)
  • Students must be matriculated in an accredited law school with a course load minimum of 12 credit hours.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the students must submit an online application form through the given link: https://www.answeringlegal.com/answering-legal-law-scholarship/

Supporting Documents:

  • Attach your essay: they are looking for students with the best personal mission and the best argument for why they will be a successful and ethical lawyer. What do you want to do with your career in law? What do you hope to achieve? How are you going to achieve it? The answer to the best of your ability. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.
  • Attach your unofficial transcript

Award Description:

The Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Scholarship awards its annual recipient in the amount of $5000 for their academic achievements.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.answeringlegal.com/scholarships/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact by email to mike-at-answeringlegal.com

ACLS Certification Institute Medical School Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500

Number of Awards: 1

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 2017

Brief Description:

The ACLS Certification Institute is happy to announce its mental health awareness program as Medical School Scholarship for medical, nursing, and dental school students. The program is open to students who are currently enrolled or accepted to medical school, dental school, or nursing school, and who is a legal resident of and currently living in the United States. The goal of the program is drawing awareness to the reality of mental illness, improving student wellness, and removing the stigma around mental health treatment.

Host Institution:

Founded in 2010, ACLS Certification Institute is the largest online provider of emergency life support certification training. Thousands of healthcare professionals have successfully earned and maintained their certifications through their programs.

Eligibility:

  • Students who are currently enrolled or accepted to medical school, dental school, or nursing school
  • Student must be a legal resident of and currently live in the United States
  • Winner is not based on financial need
  • Relatives of employees and employees of ACLS Certification Institute and its affiliates are ineligible

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicant can submit an online application after submitting video and Share the scholarship page on Facebook with the hashtag #mentalhealthscholarship.

Supporting Documents:

Before completion of the application form, the student must submit a video:

  • Post a video creatively responding to the following prompt: How would you improve mental health awareness? ie: a system you would change, a service/program that would be helpful
  • Videos should be 30 – 45 second in length
  • Upload the video to YouTube and submit the link with your application
  • Each video should include a brief description with a link to https://acls.com/scholarship and the hashtag #mentalhealthscholarship
  • Each video must be original

Award Description:

One (1) winning applicant will receive a $2,500 scholarship. Award money is to be applied to cover winner’s educational expenses in medical, dental, or nursing school.

Detailed Information Link:

https://acls.com/scholarship

Music Center’s Spotlight Program

Award Amount: $100,000

Number of Awards: 14

Deadline: October 16, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Music Center is pleased to announce the Music Center’s Spotlight Program to encourage personal and artistic growth while exploring new possibilities in the arts!Southern California High School students of all talent levels are encouraged to apply for free. The mission of the program is to provide a supportive environment in which high school students can develop the skills needed to pursue their artistic dreams, with an emphasis on self-esteem, preparation, and perseverance.

Host Institution:

The Music Center was established in1964, is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States. Located in downtown Los Angeles, The Music Center is home to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theater, Mark Taper Forum and Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Eligibility:

To eligible, you must:

  • Be a Southern California high school student who attends a public, private, parochial, online or homeschool. Your home base must be in one of these counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Riverside, Kern or San Bernardino.
  • Ballet students need to check the category rules page for out of state residency exceptions
  • You can apply to one or more of these categories: Acting, Ballet, Non-Classical Dance, Classical Voice, Non-Classical Voice, Classical Instrumental or Jazz Instrumental.
  • You must be available to attend final rehearsal and performance if advanced to Grand Finale Performance
  • Previous grand prize finalists are not eligible
  • Permanent residents and international students who are studying in the U.S. are also eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply to Spotlight, you must complete an online application and submit a video audition. The link: https://www.musiccenter.org/education/spotlight/Apply-Now/

Supporting Documents:

Prepare and upload your audition video

Award Description:

The Music Center’s Spotlight program awards over $100,000, cash awards annually to grand prize finalists, semi-finalists, honorable mentions and selected preliminary participants. Fourteen grand prize finalists are chosen (two from each category).

  • Grand Prize Finalists – $5,000 cash awards
  • Honorable Mentions – $1,000 cash awards
  • Semifinalists – $300 cash awards
  • Preliminary Prizes – $100 cash awards

By applying to Spotlight you are eligible for:

  • Participation in The Spotlight Academy
  • Written feedback from our distinguished panel of judges
  • Masterclass with world-renowned artist or artistic director
  • Live audition experience and performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall
  • Cash awards up to $5,000
  • Finalists in Classical Voice and Classical Instrumental are awarded scholarships to the Aspen Music Festival in 2019
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Grand Prize Finalists’ high schools’ receive an award plaque

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.musiccenter.org/spotlight

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the application, email them to spotlight-at-musiccenter.org.

ChameleonJohn Annual USA University Student Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: 1

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The mission at ChameleonJohn is to help people save money on their online purchases. That is why they get the best coupon codes from hundreds of online stores around the United States. After having saved money for thousands of consumers, they decided to give a hand to students who are struggling financially. Hence, ChameleonJohnglad to announce an Annual University Student Scholarship. The program is open to all freshman and current students across the United States. The purpose of the program is to help University students across the country, who are struggling financially.

Host Institution:

ChameleonJohn is a fast growing online coupons website offering great discounts from thousands of major online retailers. Anywhere you want to shop at, be it Kohl’s, Sears, Amazon or any other online retailer, rest assured that our team will provide you with the best deals on the market.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be current or future (next year) students (of any year)
  • Your desired University must be in the United States
  • You must choose one of the Universities from the list

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application go through the given link: https://www.chameleonjohn.com/scholarship/universities/apply

The applicant must write short essays online to these 3 questions (up to 1,000 symbols each):

  • What are your goals in life? How will these studies contribute to them?
  • How will this scholarship change your life?
  • What quote by a famous person represents your attitude towards life and success? Why?

Award Description:

The $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student and the money will be transferred to their University’s bank account to cover the tuition fee.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.chameleonjohn.com/scholarship

Mustard Seed Foundation Harvey Fellows Program

Award Amount: $16,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 1 (11:59 pm EST) each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Initiated by the Mustard Seed Foundation (MSF), the Harvey Fellows Program seeks to mark, equip and encourage individuals to actively integrate their faith and vocation as leaders in strategic occupations. The program is open to all nations’ Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians. The purpose of the program provides financial support to students who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations.

Host Institution:

The Mustard Seed Foundation is a Christian family foundation established in 1983 under the leadership of Dennis W. Bakke and Eileen Harvey Bakke. The Foundation was created as an expression of their desire to be faithful stewards of the financial resources entrusted to them, to bring together the members of their extended families into common ministry, and to advance the kingdom of God.

Eligibility:

  • Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations.
  • All nations students are encouraged to apply.
  • Christians who are pursuing advanced educational degrees in preparation for leadership roles in society are also may apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link: http://msfdn.org/harveyfellows/online-application/

Supporting Documents:

The application includes the following components:

  • Complete Contact Information
  • Current Resume or CV
  • Vocational Goal Statement: The vocational goal statement is a short summary of the applicant’s vocational goals. It should explain what the applicant’s degree program will enable him or her to accomplish.
  • Affirmation of the Lausanne Covenant: The Lausanne Covenant must be affirmed.
  • Essays: Five essays are required and one is encouraged with a maximum 400 words each.
  1. Essay #1: Personal Faith Statement
  2. Essay #2: Vocational Goals
  3. Essay #3: Impact
  4. Essay #4: Leadership
  5. Essay #5: Degree Program
  6. Essay #6: Other (Optional, but encouraged)
  7. School and Degree Program Information
  • Recommendation Letters
  1. Four recommendation letters are required. The letters must come from the applicant’s:
  2. Current Local Church
  3. Academic Advisor
  4. Academic or Professional Field
  5. Other Spiritual Recommender
  • Test Scores: GRE, LSAT, GMAT or other test scores are required for those applicants who have not yet been admitted to their intended degree program.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Work Sample: The work sample may be a significant piece of academic work (research paper or excerpt, conference presentation, published work, scientific research proposal, recital tape, artwork, etc).

Award Description:

  • Each individual selected for the Harvey Fellowship is awarded an initial stipend of $16,000.
  • Fellows are free to use their stipends for legitimate educational expenses which further their vocational goals including tuition, living expenses, research tools or travel, studio space, professional conferences, and interview travel.
  • The number of Fellowships awarded each year (both new and renewal) varies according to available funds of the Mustard Seed Foundation.
  • Stipends may be renewed for up to two additional years.
  • Funding may be provided for a total of two years for most master’s programs and a total of three years for law and doctoral programs.

Detailed Information Link:

http://msfdn.org/harveyfellows/overview/

Contact Information:

If you have additional questions, contact http://msfdn.org/contact/

Good Tidings Foundation Community Service Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $100,000 ($10,000 each)

Number of Awards: 10

Deadline: October 26, 2017 at 12:30 PM PDT

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Good Tidings Foundation feels that every girl and boy deserves to have the means to achieve their dreams regardless of financial status, ethnic background, religion, gender, or region of living. Hence the foundation is pleased to announce its Community Service Scholarship Program. The program is open to high school seniors who recognize the benefits of serving their community.Good Tidings supports education by providing education grants to students in need who have dedicated themselves to extraordinary community service projects.

Host Institution:

Good Tidings Foundation was founded in 1995, is a 501-(c)-3 children’s charity that looks to equally support Arts, Education, Athletics and Dreams for youth from communities of need in Northern California. They design, fund and build projects that are maintained and programmed in perpetuity by school districts, recreation departments, or city governments.

Eligibility:

  • High school seniors in the graduating class of 2018 based on greatest service and financial need.
  • Resident of one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Yolo

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicant can submit an online application go through the given link: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/39412-Good-Tidings-Foundation

Supporting Documents:

  • Essay: Applicants must attach a single-sided, two-page (maximum), double-spaced essay describing your unique community service activities.
  • Letter of Recommendation

Award Description:

  • The Good Tidings Foundation awards $100,000 annually to 10 high school seniors at $10,000 each, providing much-needed support to youth who have demonstrated tremendous leadership potential despite their own economic circumstances.
  • Total $100,000amount will be awarded to high school seniors in the graduating class of 2018 based on greatest service and financial need.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.goodtidings.org/index.php?id=7

Citrix ShareFile Innovation Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Citrix Systems Inc. aims to power the world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible.At CitrixCompany, the Citrix ShareFile Innovation Scholarship is available to apply. The program is open to all those students who are currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. university, trade school, or college. No purchase necessary for entry or winning. The scholarship program is designed to help students pay for their education as they seek their own opportunities for innovation.

Host Institution:

After graduating from college, Jesse Lipson pursued a full-time career in entrepreneurship and in 2005, he launched ShareFile to enable businesses to securely store, sync and share files in the cloud. Now a part of Citrix, ShareFile’s innovative spirit lives on through the Citrix ShareFile Innovation Scholarship.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. university, trade school, or college.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must submit an online application and upload your essay document on the given link: https://podio.com/webforms/16636157/1118649

Supporting Documents:

Upload Essay: Tell about an inspiring innovator who made an impact on your life.Essays should be 600-1000 words. Be creative, use proper grammar, check your spelling and most importantly – be yourself!

Award Description:

Citrix ShareFile is awarding $10,000 in scholarship awards to the top three students who submit the best essays.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.sharefile.com/scholarship

Contact information:

If you have any questions about the contest, you may send written questions to 120 S. West Street, Raleigh, NC 27603.

American Bullion Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $3,000

Number of Awards: 3

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: First week of December

Brief Description:

American Bullion, Inc. is a leader in gold IRA investments, believes in the value of education and encourages students to improve their knowledge of tangible assets. That’s why they are delighted to announce the American Bullion Scholarships to helps current college students in the United States to achieve their educational goals. The programs are open to all legal resident students or who hold a valid U.S. student visa and currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university.

Host Institution:

American Bullion, Inc.was founded in 2009 by two veteran precious metals traders. It is the pioneer and a trusted leader in adding precious metals to your Individual Retirement Account.American Bullion carries all U.S. and European pre-1933 coins, as well as modern gold and silver bullion in the full spectrum of the currently available coin and bar products.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university within the United States
  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid U.S. student visa.
  • This scholarship is not open to high school students entering college.
  • One submission per person, per year.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicants fill out the form on the given link: https://www.americanbullion.com/about/scholarship/

Supporting Documents:

  • Write a 500 – 1,000-word essay answering the question “What are the benefits of including physical gold in an IRA/401k portfolio?” You may paste your text in the area provided or upload a text document.
  • Winners will be asked to provide (before receiving their winnings)all the following:
  1. A valid student ID,
  2. Transcript,
  3. Other proof of enrollment

Award Description:

  • Three scholarships worth $1,000 each will be awarded in early December. Winning submissions are selected by a team of executives at American Bullion.
  • Winners will have their name and essay featured on the American Bullion website and social media pages.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.americanbullion.com/about/scholarship/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, email scholarship-at-americanbullion.com or give them a call at 1-800-326-9598.

Yale University CIEE Program Scholarship for Year or Term Abroad

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 15 for spring and March 5 for Fall or Full Year Abroad

Winner Announcement:  Not known

Brief Description:

As part of CIEE’s Academic Consortium, Yale’s Study Abroad Office is pleased to announce the CIEE Program Scholarship for Year or Term Abroad. In order to apply, the applicant must be a second-semester sophomore or a first or second-semester junior at the time of enrollment abroad. Yale Study Abroad is here to guide you through the process of identifying the international experience that fits your goals and interests.

Host Institution:

Yale University is committed to improving the world today and for future generations through outstanding research and scholarship, education, preservation, and practice. Yale educates aspiring leaders worldwide who serve all sectors of society.

Eligibility:

To eligible for Year or Term Abroad for Credit, the applicant must meet all the requirements:

  • Students must be applying for a CIEE program for the fall, spring, or full year abroad
  • Be a second-semester sophomore or a first or second semester junior at time of enrollment abroad
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or Applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 will be asked to submit an additional short essay that addresses their GPA and outlines specific strategies for maintaining academic good standing abroad. You should also ensure that you meet the GPA requirement of your intended study abroad program(s).
  • Be in academic good standing
  • Not be on disciplinary probation at time of enrollment abroad; when reviewing applications for approval, disciplinary records will be taken into consideration

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the students must submit a Year or Term Abroad Application for Credit at the given link: http://studyabroad.yale.edu/apply

Supporting Documents:

One page essay to addressing the following question:

  • One of the goals of the Yale Study Abroad Office is to encourage more students to consider studying abroad for the semester and to raise the visibility of term-time study abroad.
  • Describe for us one specific outreach event you would undertake, upon return to Yale, to help promote the value of a semester or full year abroad.
  • Be sure to outline your target population, timeline, and the ways in which you hope to incorporate your own experiences abroad.

Submitting Details:

Email a one-page essay to studyabroad-at-yale.edu.

Award Description:

Yale’s Study Abroad Office is able to nominate one student each semester to receive a $1000 scholarship to attend a CIEE semester program. Recipients of this scholarship are required to organize one study abroad outreach event upon their return to campus.Awards are offered on the condition that applicants are approved by Yale to study abroad

Detailed Information Link:

http://studyabroad.yale.edu/ciee-program-scholarship-year-or-term-abroad#

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact by email studyabroad-at-yale.edu

Top University Scholarships In Ghana

Are you a university student or going to enroll in university who is looking a scholarship in Ghana? Whatever you are Ghana resident or international student, our scholarship directory has a list of University Scholarships In Ghana to help you pay for your education. Top universities, colleges, and organizations are proud to announce all the below-mentioned scholarships such as African Humanities Program In Ghana, Chevening Scholarships In Ghana, The Rhodes Scholarships At the University Of Oxford for West Africa, and DAAD Ghana Scholarships etc.

Our scholarship list is available to Ghana resident and international students who are studying as undergraduate, graduate, and master (postgraduate) student. These given scholarships provide award amount from $500 to $10,000. If you find yourself to be eligible, don’t waste your time and Apply today!

African Humanities Program In Ghana

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), with financial support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, announces competitions for  Dissertation-completion fellowships in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda, and the Early-career postdoctoral fellowships in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa. To eligible, the Postdoctoral candidates must be scholars who have obtained the Ph.D. within the past eight years.  Stipends are $12,000 for dissertation-completion Fellows and $19,000 for postdoctoral Fellows, plus an additional $1,000 per Fellow for books and media at both award levels.

Provided By: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
Course: Humanities
Award: Total $22,000
Eligibility: Postdoctoral candidates
Deadline:  November 2, 2017
Apply Now: http://www.acls.org/grants/Default.aspx?id=3210&linkidentifier=id&itemid=3210

Chevening Scholarships In Ghana

Chevening is pleased to announce the Chevening Scholarships in Ghana. These programs are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year taught Master’s degree program at any UK university. The program will cover university tuition fees, a monthly stipend, travel costs to and from the UK, an arrival allowance, a homeward departure allowance, the cost of one visa application, and a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK.

Provided By: Chevening supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
Course: Master’s degree
Award: University tuition fees, a monthly stipend etc.
Eligibility: Emerging leaders
Deadline: November 7, 2017, at midday GMT.
Apply Now: http://www.chevening.org/ghana

The Rhodes Scholarships at University Of Oxford for West Africa

The Rhodes Trust is pleased to announce the Rhodes Scholarships for West Africa that is generously supported by Miles Morland and the Cohen Charitable Trust. To eligible, you must be a citizen of one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the island of Saint Helena, Senegal, Sierra Leone, São Tomé and Principe and Togo.

Provided By: The Rhodes Trust
Course: Degree program
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Undergraduate degree (normally a Bachelor’s degree) holder
Deadline:  September 30, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/scholarship/how-to-apply-for-a-rhodes-scholarship/west-africa

Top University Scholarships In Ghana

DAAD Ghana Scholarships

The German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) in collaboration with the Ghana Scholarships Secretariat invites applications from Ghanaians with Science background for the above-mentioned scholarship tenable in Germany. To apply, the applicants must be a Ghanaian citizen resident in Ghana and must be a teaching staff of a Public or accredited private Tertiary University or Polytechnic.

Provided By: German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD)
Course: Master’s degree
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Should not be more than 45 years
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Apply Now: http://www.scholarships.gov.gh/?p=627

Vodafone Ghana Foundation Scholarship

University of Education, Winneba is pleased to announce the Vodafone Ghana Foundation Scholarship to increase students’ engagement in studying in any of the above courses in Ghana. To be eligible, applicants must be Ghanaian residents in Ghana at the time of the application, and year 1 students of the University of Education, Winneba studying any of the above courses at UEW.

Provided By: University of Education, Winneba
Course: Any Course
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Not on a different scholarship
Deadline: October 20, 2017.
Apply Now: http://www.uew.edu.gh/announcements/vodafone-ghana-foundation-scholarship

The BUSAC Scholarship

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund is a program set up to strengthen the advocacy capacity of private sector business groups and associations in Ghana. Be a Private Sector Organization or Farmer Based Organization operating at the National level, and must be in operation for at least 3 years and must have an audited account.

Provided By: The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund
Course: Varies
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Be registered with the Registrar General’s Department or District Assembly
Deadline: October 9, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.busac.org/details.php?news=25

The WAAW Foundation Scholarship

WAAW foundation’s annual scholarship initiative is aimed at supporting need-based African female STEM-focused college education.  The program is open to female students who are currently enrolled in undergraduate B.S. degree program and who are studying STEM-related courses in a University or college in Africa. WAAW will provide funds to cover transportation to schools and teaching materials.

Provided By: WAAW Foundation
Course: Undergraduate B.S. degree program
Award: Cover study-related expenses
Eligibility: Below the age of 32 years
Deadline:  October 15, annually.
Apply Now: http://waawfoundation.org/scholarships/

Top University Scholarships In Ghana

MSFS Continues Scholarship

The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University began offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa. MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Special consideration will be given to applicants from Côte d’Ivoir, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa.

Provided By: Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University
Course: Graduate degree
Award:
Eligibility: Undergraduate degree holders
Deadline:  Varies
Apply Now: https://msfs.georgetown.edu/msfs-continues-Africa-scholarship

The University of Cape Coast’s Scholarships Program

The University of Cape Coast is now calling for applications for Scholarships that offers Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Degrees for the academic year at the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. To apply for Ph.D. program applicant must hold a good master’s degree and to apply for master degree program applicants must hold a Bachelors’ degree. The Ph.D. study will cover a period of three (3) years, and Master of Philosophy Degree study will cover a period of two academic years.

Provided By: The University of Cape Coast
Course: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Degrees
Award: Cover study expenses
Eligibility: Master’s and Bachelors’ degree holder
Deadline:  Varies
Apply Now: https://ucc.edu.gh/notice/call-applications-scholarships

Exabeam Cyber Security Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Exabeam Company is pleased to announce the scholarship named as “Exabeam Cyber Security Scholarship”. In order to apply for this program, applicants must be currently enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university. This program will help to the next generation of cybersecurity leaders with their college scholarship program.

Host Institution:

Exabeam provides security intelligence and management solutions to help organizations of any size protect their most valuable information. It uniquely combines unlimited data collection at a predictable price, machine learning for advanced analytics.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this opportunity you must:

  • Legal resident of U.S.
  • Currently enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university in the US.
  • Applicants must have minimum 0-grade point average

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must write a 600 to 1000 word essay that answers the following questions:

  • Should internet service providers (ISPs) have the ability to collect, store, share and sell certain types of data — including browsing history, app usage data, location information, all without users’ consent?
  • Explain the pros and cons for US citizens and companies.

Submitting Details:

You can  Send an email to stephanie-at-exabeam.com and attach your essay and transcripts with the email subject line “Exabeam Cyber Security Scholarship”.

Award Description:

The Exabeam company will provide an award up to $1,000 for the deserving candidates.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.exabeam.com/scholarship/

 

CDH Charitable Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship

Award Amount:$8,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 11, at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of Arizona (UA)’s Study Abroad is excited to announce a new scholarship named as the CDH Charitable Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship. The program is open to first-generation students who are Arizona resident and have a demonstrated financial need. The aim of the scholarship program is to diversify the student population studying abroad.

Host Institution:

The University of Arizona (UA) was established in 1885, is a place without limits — where teaching, research, service, and innovation merge to improve lives in Arizona and beyond. We aren’t afraid to ask bigger questions, to get better answers.

Eligibility:

The eligibility requirements for the scholarship are as follows:

  • You must be an Arizona resident.
  • Admitted and enrolled at the UA in sophomore, junior or senior standing
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative UA GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Preference will be given to first-generation students

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant must submit an online application go through the given link: https://global.arizona.edu/cdh-charitable-foundation-study-abroad-scholarship

Supporting Documents:

Submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • The UA (University of Arizona) Study Abroad is offering awards up to $8,000 for spring 2018 semester-long programs.
  • This scholarship will be used for study abroad on UA approved credit-bearing programs and can only be used for study abroad programs that occur during the spring 2018 semester.

Application Deadline:

The UA Study Abroad welcome students to participate in a workshop on September 18, 2017, or October 11, at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (location TBD)for help completing their application for the scholarship.

Link for More Information:

https://global.arizona.edu/event/cdh-charitable-foundation-study-abroad-scholarship-workshop

Contact information:

If you have any questions, contact the Donella Ly by email: djly-at-arizona.edu or phone: 520-621-0785

Council of Independent Colleges Davies-Jackson Scholarship

Award Amount: $50,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 20, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 2018

Brief Description:

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) is delighted to announce the Davies-Jackson Scholarship.Through the program, CIC welcomes applications from students who, having attained a high level of achievement in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts, wish to enhance their education through study within the British tutorial system. The program provides a unique opportunity for seniors who are graduating in 2018 or who have graduated in 2017. The program is expressly intended for students who are among the first generation in families of limited financial resources to graduate from college.

Host Institution:

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) is an association of nonprofit independent colleges and universities that have worked since 1956 to support college and university leadership, advance institutional excellence, and enhance public understanding of private higher education’s contributions to society.

Eligibility:

  • Seniors who are graduating in 2018 or who have graduated in 2017 and who have not yet begun graduate school with a 3.7 or higher overall grade point average.
  • Applicants should be among the first generation in their family to graduate from a four-year college or university.
  • Applications are accepted for study in the following areas: Archaeology, Classics, Economics, Education; English, Geography, History, History of Art, History of Modern Languages, History of Politics, Human, Social and Political Sciences, Mathematics, Modern and Medieval Languages, Music, Philosophy, and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.
  • The list of the institutions from which students are eligible to apply for the scholarship, along with more information and application forms, can be found on the Davies-Jackson website: www.cic.edu/DaviesJackson.

How to Apply:

In order to apply, the applicant must download the application and recommendation form goes through the given links:

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must include all the following with each completed application:

  • A passport-sized photograph
  • Official college transcripts
  • Original written work
  • Two recommendations

Submitting Details:

The applicant must send the completed application form and four additional copies to- Stephen Gibson, CIC Director of Programs, Davies-Jackson Scholarship, c/o The Council of Independent Colleges, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 320, Washington, DC 20036.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Supported by an anonymous benefactor, the Davies-Jackson Scholarship covers all fees, room, and board during term-time for up to two academic years (beginning in September), and living expenses during summer vacation.
  • Travel to and from England also is covered.
  • The award is valued at $50,000, depending on prevailing exchange rates

Link for More Information:

https://www.cic.edu/programs/davies-jackson-scholarship

Contact information:

If you have any query, contact to Stephen Gibson Director of Programs at sgibson-at-cic.nche.edu

Hagan Scholarship Foundation Program

Award Amount: Up to $40,000 over four years

Number of Awards: Up to 350 scholarships each year

Deadline: November 15, each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce a nationwide, need based, merit scholarship named as the “Hagan Scholarship” for rural students who will require financial assistance to attend college.The program is open to those students who will graduate from a public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents. In order to apply, the Hagan Scholars must attend one hundred ninety-four colleges and universities. The purpose of the program is to provide each recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate debt free and to provide a practical understanding of important life skills not typically taught as a part of the school curriculum.

Host Institution:

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation operates as a non-profit organization. The Organization offers financial awards to students for completing educational activities. Hagan Scholarship Foundation operates in the United States.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must attend a public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents.
  • Must be a student in the 2018 high school graduating class.
  • Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher.
  • Must score 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or 1,200 on the SAT (Reading & Math).
  • Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.
  • Must complete the FAFSA in 2017 using 2016 tax return information.
  • FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.
  • Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.
  • The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving, self-motivated student, who aspires to obtain a four-year college education in order to realize his or her full potential.
  • Eligible high school- An eligible high school is any public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents and having five or more students in the high school graduating class.
  • Eligible college or university- An eligible college or university is any not-for-profit four-year colleges or university accredited by one of six regional accreditors in the United States.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://haganscholarships.org/application/

Financial Aid and Award Money:

Up to 350 scholarships can be awarded each year. Each scholarship will help pay the unmet financial need of the recipient, up to $5,000 each semester.

  • The dollar amount of each scholarship disbursement will be determined each semester by HSF by totaling the cost of- Tuition and Fees, Room and Board, and Books and Supplies as published by the school; then, deducting one-half of the dollar amount of the parents FAFSA Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and the dollar amount of ALL grants, scholarships, awards, and waivers obtained by or awarded to the recipient.
  • Personal and transportation costs are the responsibility of the recipient.
  • Payment of the parent’s EFC is required only if necessary to pay educational costs. To be eligible for funding of the Hagan Scholarship, there must be an unmet financial need after parents pay their EFC. If payment of the EFC is necessary, one-half of the EFC must be paid at the start of each semester, or the EFC can be paid in full at the start of the fall semester.
  • The scholarship award amount can be increased subsequent semesters to offset the expiration of other scholarships, grants, and awards received by the recipient.
  • During the fall semester of the second year of college, recipients will be provided with a personal $10,000 Schwab Scholar Account.
  • During the fall semester of the third year of college recipients who have achieved a 3.50 CGPA will receive a Study Abroad Award.
  • During the fall semester of the fourth year of college, recipients will receive $1,000 after establishing a personal Schwab Brokerage Account.
  • Recipients must attend a mandatory workshop prior to the start of each academic year of college.
  • Recipients must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each academic year of college and provide proof of employment.
  • Each scholarship is renewable for up to seven additional semesters if the recipient fulfills the renewal criteria, attends the mandatory workshops, and fulfills their Schwab Account responsibilities.
  • There is no limit to the number of credit hours a recipient can earn during the term of their scholarship. Recipients graduating college in less than four years can use the remainder of their Hagan Scholarship to attend graduate school or a professional school.
  • Two-thirds of all finalists interviewed are awarded scholarships. Each finalist interviewed and not awarded a scholarship will receive one thousand dollars ($1,000)

Application deadline:

  • Applicants can apply for a scholarship from September 1 to November 15, each year.
  • The 2017-2018 Hagan Scholarship application deadline is November 15, 2017.
  • Selected finalists notified and interviewed in April 2018 in Columbia, Missouri. Scholarships awarded and notifications mailed “Return Service Requested.”

Link for More Information:

https://haganscholarships.org/description/

Contact information:

If you have any questions, contact to Hangan Scholarship Foundation by email to- scholarships-at-hsfmo.org

Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission Marshall Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: 40 each year

Deadline: 5pm (in the time zone your endorsing institution is located) on October 2, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission (MACC) administers the British Marshall Scholarships, which finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the UK. The Scholarships are mainly funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. In order to apply, there is no age restriction but you must have graduated from your first undergraduate degree after April 2015.Marshall Scholarships are only available to full US citizens.

Host Institution:

Founded by a 1953 Act of Parliament, and named in honors of US Secretary of State George C Marshall, the Scholarships commemorate the humane ideals of the Marshall Plan and they express the continuing gratitude of the British people to their American counterparts.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for a 2018 Marshall Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be citizens of the United States of America (at the time they apply for a scholarship)
  • (by the time they take up their scholarship ie September 2018) hold their first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States
  • Have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.7 on their undergraduate degree. (Applicants must have a GPA of 3.7 at the time of application). We do not accept rounded GPA’s.
  • Have graduated from their first undergraduate college or university after April 2015.
  • Not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University or GCSE or A-Levels taken at a school in the UK.
  • The Marshall Commission seeks and recruits students from all backgrounds.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant must sign up for an online application through the given link: http://www.marshallscholarship.org/applications/apply

Financial Aid and Award Money:

Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study.

Link for More Information:

http://www.marshallscholarship.org/

Contact information:

If you have any questions, contact to Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission by email to apps-at-marshallscholarship.org

Students with Heart Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount: Between $500 and $6,000

Number of Awards: Varies

Deadline:  October 1st of each application year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The “Students with Heart Foundation” is proud to announce the Students with Heart Scholarship to all students who are suffering from Cardiac Disease and/or deformities.In order to apply, the applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the time of your application. Students who are eligible are in the process of entering college this calendar year or are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Through the program, the foundation helps the students who are suffering from all different types of heart disease.

Host Institution:

The mission of Students with Heart Foundation is to provide financial assistance by means of scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students who suffer from all different types of heart disease and deformities, thus relieving some of the stress from the rough and rigorous journey they will face throughout college.

Eligibility:

  • All applicants must be participating in the United States Accredited College/University and maintain a minimum status of part-time student (six credits).
  • All applicants must be U.S. Citizens, Nationals or Permanent Residents at the time of Application.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 at the time of the Application.
  • Students who are eligible are in the process of entering college this calendar year or are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • All applicants must participate in a personal interview with the President or any of the other delegated board members if one is so requested by the Foundation.
  • Students with more severe cardiac cases will be put at a higher priority, however, all students suffering from Cardiac Disease and/or deformities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicant can download the application through the given link: http://www.studentswithheart.org/SHFScholarshipApplication-2.pdf

Supporting Documents:

  • Applicants must provide a letter from a Licensed Physician, declaring that the applicant suffers from any Cardiac disease or deformities.
  • All applicants must submit an official transcript from the current academic institution.
  • Students must also provide one letter of recommendation from a previous or current professor.
  • All applicants are required to submit a personal statement of no more than 2,000 words and no less than 500 words, describing what obstacles they have had to overcome due to their cardiac disease or deformities.

Submitting Details:

All application forms, transcripts, letters, and personal statements must be faxed back to the: Students with Heart Foundation Fax: 1-(305) 397-1917

Award Description:

  • The number of Scholarships and the Scholarship award amounts will vary between $500 and $6,000 for the first academic year of Foundation’s existence, with all future amounts adjusted accordingly to the amounts of Donations received for that year.
  • Scholarship awards will be disbursed directly to the college/university to which the recipient is attending

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.studentswithheart.org/Index.html

Contact Information:

Any questions or correspondence regarding the scholarship should be sent to info-at-studentswithheart.org. or feel free to call at (325)728-0138.

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships

Award Amount: $2,500

Number of Awards: 1

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The AFCEA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing academic support to U.S. military personnel. The program is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or juniors at the time of application. The purpose of the program helps to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans.

Host Institution:

AFCEA is a member-based, non-profit international organization that has helped members advance information technology, communications, and electronics capabilities since 1946. The AFCEA Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational incentives, opportunities, and assistance for people engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizen currently enrolled and attending a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or juniors at the time of application. Freshman and senior level students are ineligible to apply.  You cannot apply the year you are graduating.
  • Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible undergraduate degree program.
  • An overall 3.0 GPA is required.
  • Candidates must be majoring in the following C4I-related fields related to the mission of AFCEA: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, and Telecommunications Engineering
  • Served in Afghanistan and/or Iraq War (from 2003 to present) – provide DD214 or Certificate of Service. Paperwork must verify service in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Remove SSN.
  • War Veteran Teacher Certification Program: Students actively pursuing a credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) subjects at a U.S. elementary, middle/intermediate and high schools are eligible.
  • Current credential and licensure students must have completed a bachelor’s of science degree. Expected graduation/completion date cannot be in the year the scholarship is awarded.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicant must submit online application through the given link: https://www.afcea.org/dynform/forminp.jsp?fid=7293

Supporting Documents:

  • Names and email addresses for at least two letters of recommendation:
  1. At least one letter should be from a faculty member in your chosen major having personal knowledge of your degree program, achievements, and potential.
  2. One letter can be from your current employer or relevant current public service agency.
  • Transcripts showing all college-level study and courses currently in progress
  • Copy of current Certificate of Service or Discharge Form DD214 must be provided and shows service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Submitting Details:

Transcripts must be issued by the Registrar’s office – electronic submissions preferred to edfoundation-at-afcea.org.

  • If an electronic transcript is not possible, may Mail to- CasmereKistner, AFCEA Educational Foundation, 4400 Fair Lakes Court, Fairfax, VA 22033-3899

Award Description:

Merit-based scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded. Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding.  Scholarship awards can be used to assist with tuition, course-related expenses, such as mandatory and lab fees, books, supplies and equipment that are required for the courses at the university.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships/war-veterans

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, contact the Educational Foundation by email at edfoundation-at-afcea.org

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Award Amount: $32,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 27, 2017- 11:59 pm, Pacific Time

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is pleased to announce the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship. The program is open to college seniors who are wishing to pursue the Ph.D. degree in any of the fields of particular interest to the Foundation, as well as graduate students who are already in the process of doing so, may apply. The foundation provides Ph.D. fellowships to exceptionally talented individuals who are studying in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering sciences, at over 40 of the nation’s finest participating universities.

Host Institution:

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. In addition to financial support, the Foundation provides on going mentoring, symposia and a network of peers providing Fellows with a forum to share ideas and explore opportunities throughout their careers. The Hertz Foundation’s mission is to provide unique financial and fellowship support to the nation’s most remarkable Ph.D. students in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be students of the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences or mathematics
  • Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency
  • College seniors wishing to pursue the D. degree in any of the fields of particular interest to the Foundation, as well as graduate students already in the process of doing so, may apply.
  • Students who are already beyond their first year of graduate study except in cases of “exceptional leverage not eligible.” Such awards are very rare—only three have been made in the past 10 years.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship, the candidate must complete electronic application go to the given link: https://hertz.embark.com/apply/hertz2017

Supporting Documents:

  • Personal essay
  • Four recommenders
  • Upload a copy of your transcripts

Award Description:

  • The Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend.
  • The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all of the participating schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Hertz Fellows, therefore, have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice among participating schools.
  • In addition to providing the necessary funding along with the research freedom to pursue their D., we also provide mentorship and counsel through the lifelong community of peers to which they now belong—the Hertz Community.

Successful applicants have the choice of two Fellowship options:

  • Option 1 – Funding from Hertz Foundation only
  1. $32,000/ 9-month personal stipend
  2. Full tuition equivalent
  3. Renewable annually for up to 5 years
  4. $5,000/ year additional stipend for Fellows with dependent children
  • Option 2 – Coordination with Other Major Fellowship: Often Hertz awardees are also chosen to receive fellowship support from other sources. Hertz supports acceptance of multiple awards and works with each awardee, on an individual basis, to ensure compliance with all funding agencies.

One example of a Coordinated Fellowship: Coordination with a 3-Year NSF Fellowship

  1. Hertz Period: Full tuition equivalent and $38,000/9-month personal stipend
  2. NSF Period: $6,000/ year supplemental stipend from Hertz
  3. Renewable for up to 5 years
  4. $5,000/ year additional stipend for Fellows with dependent children
  • The Hertz Fellowship award is renewable annually (upon a showing of satisfactory progress toward receipt of the Ph.D. degree) for a total Fellowship tenure of no more than five years.
  • Fellows must attend one of the Foundation’s currently participating schools or must petition the Foundation to include a school in the United States that he/she desires to attend.

Detailed Information Link:

http://hertzfoundation.org/fellowships/application

Bridging Scholarships Study Abroad in Japan

Award Amount: $4000 and $2,500

Number of Awards:

Deadline: October 11, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The US-Japan Bridging Foundation is pleased to announce the Bridging Scholarship program.The Foundation funds scholarships through American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) to help students to study abroad in Japan. The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students who are participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Scholarships made available through the USJBF help prepare America’s young people to assume leadership roles in all aspects of cultural, educational, trade, and security relations between Japan and the United States.

Host Institution:

The United States-Japan Bridging Foundation (USJBF), a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization created in 1998, was established at the recommendation of the Japan-US Friendship Commission, an independent federal agency.  The Foundation aims to expand the opportunities for study abroad in Japan to help prepare America’s young people to assume future global leadership roles.

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • Japanese language study is not a prerequisite.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be enrolled as undergraduates in a college or university in the United States before and during the time they are studying abroad.
  • Their study in Japan must last for at least 3 months and must earn credit that will transfer to their home campus in the US.
  • Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.Students studying in Japan on summer programs are not eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can download application either Pdf or MS word format through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

  • Two additional copies of the application form (3 copies total): A printed application can be requested from the AATJ office by phone, fax, or e-mail.
  • A short essay (maximum 500 words) telling us about yourself, explaining your reasons for wishing to study in Japan, and outlining what you hope to achieve by participating in a study-abroad program (3 copies)
  • An official transcript issued from your university’s registrar
  • A letter of recommendation

Submitting Details:

Applications for study in Japan should be submitted to Susan Schmidt, Executive Director of the Bridging Project Clearinghouse, at the AATJ office: studyabroad-at-aatj.org.

Award Description:

Bridging Scholarship recipients will receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs)for the academic year, which provide for travel and daily cost-of-living expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/japan-bridging-scholarships

Contact Information:

For further information on the Bridging Scholarships or the application procedure, contact Susan Schmidt, Executive Director of the Bridging Project Clearinghouse, at the AATJ office: aatj-at-aatj.org

COFEM Mexican American Dream Scholarship

Award Amount: $500 and $1,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: October 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

Winner Announcement: November 17, 2017

Brief Description:

The Council of Mexican Federations in North America (COFEM)’s mission is to empower immigrant communities to be full participants in the social, political, economic, and cultural life of the United States and their home country. That why, with the intention of supporting brilliant students economically disadvantaged, the COFEM and its affiliated federations, as well as sponsoring partners have come together and created the “Sueño Mexico-Americano” program. In order to apply, applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a four-year accredited University or a two-year program at a Community College.The purpose of this scholarship is to promote the importance of superior education among COFEM members and AB 540 students, usually called “dreamers”.

Host Institution:

Council of Mexican Federations in North America (COFEM) is a non-profit organization aimed at creating opportunities for Latino Immigrants in North America, with a special focus in California. COFEM was established by a league of organizations comprised of people who share ideas and participate in efforts to improve educational, health, social, and political conditions for Latino immigrants in North America.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following:

  • Applicants must be considered undocumented or must benefit from AB-540 or DACA. Also, can be a member or be related to a member of a COFEM-affiliated federation or club.
  • Must be a full-time student, enrolled in at least 12 units at a 4-year institution or 2-year community college. Proof of admission and registration required.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Demonstrate the need for financial assistance.
  • Demonstrate involvement in the community and/or work experience.
  • Must attend school in the following counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inland Empire, San Bernardino and Ventura.
  • Families of the Board of Directors and/or COFEM staff are not allowed to apply.
  • Any student that has demonstrated a commitment to advancing their leadership and professional skills and has complied with the development opportunities at COFEM can apply to this scholarship for a maximum of 4 consecutive years.
  • AB-540 / DACA students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To applying the applicant must download the application form through the given link: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/73be9e_ae565b365cd640289faf77add2df6ad1.pdf

  • Complete 2017-2018 applications for FAFSA, DREAM ACT, or BOG waiver and submit proof. (Print last page of application stipulating the expected Family Contribution [EFC]. This is not a condition for funding, but is highly encouraged).

Supporting Documents:

Application packet checklist:

  • A copy of the most recent unofficial transcript to verify cumulative GPA.
  • Proof of completed 2017-2018 applications for FAFSA, DREAM ACT, or BOG waiver.
  • Print and submit the last page of financial aid application stipulating the Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
  • Professional Photograph JPEG (Passport Size).
  • Short 3-5 sentences biography.
  • Current class schedule (full-time student taking at least 12 units).
  • State your complete legal name on every page/document.
  • Up to date resume, should demonstrate your community involvement, member associations, and awards you have received.
  • Current class schedule.
  • One letter of recommendation on official letterhead from a community member, faculty, staff, or organization you belong to.
  • One additional letter of recommendation only if you are a member of COFEM’s affiliated federations or organizations. Must be submitted on official letterhead.
  • A short 1-2 minute video in which you share with us your talents, passions, future goals. Please be creative.
  • Two-page double space personal statement that addresses all the following questions:
  1. Identify your personal and academic goals, obstacles you have overcome, and/or an event/experience in your life that inspired you to pursue your intended career.
  2. Why do you feel you should receive this scholarship?
  3. Explain how do you believe this scholarship will help you contribute to the fulfillment of your higher educational goals?

Submitting Details:

The complete application with all required material must submit by email to admin-at-cofem.org

Award Description:

Through a fundraising and matching collaborative, this scholarship program seeks to award scholarships of $500 to Community College students and $1,000 to undergraduate students attending four-year colleges or universities.Attend mandatory 2017 Annual Scholarship Reception on Friday, November 17, 2017.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.cofem.org/scholarships-becas

Contact Information:

If you have any further questions can be addressed to ncastaneda-at-cofem.org

US-Ireland Alliance George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Full-tuition, housing and other (currently $1250 USD)

Number of Awards:12

Deadline: September 29, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The US-Ireland Alliance is pleased to announce the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program, which allows future American leaders to pursue a year of graduate study in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The program is open to 18 years of age or older (but not yet 30) candidates who have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar. The program’s goal is to provide tomorrow’s leaders with an understanding about, an interest in, and an affinity for the island of Ireland.Up to twelve Mitchell Scholarships are awarded each year. The Mitchell Scholarship Program provides full-tuition, housing, accommodation, a stipend for living expenses and travel(currently $1250 USD) for up to one year.One round-trip airline ticket between the United States and Ireland is also provided.

Host Institution:

The US-Ireland Alliance is a proactive, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to consolidating existing relations between the United States and the island of Ireland and building that relationship for the future. The Alliance was created by Trina Vargo in 1998, in recognition of the fact that the relationship between the United States and Ireland was undergoing a dramatic transformation. Based in Washington, D.C., and Dublin, Ireland, the US-Ireland Alliance includes members from both the United States, Ireland, the UK and beyond.

Eligibility:

A Candidate for the Mitchell Scholarship Program must meet all the following criteria:

  • A Candidate must be a U.S. citizen
  • A Candidate must be 18 years of age or older, but not yet 30, on September 29 of the year of application (those who turn 30 on September 30th are not eligible).
  • A Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar. Degrees from international accredited universities are acceptable if all other conditions are met.
  • It is important to note that the relevant government agency may require spouses or partners who are non-EU citizens to enroll full-time and prove financial resources for the year or to obtain a work permit before seeking paid employment in Ireland.
  • All eligible candidates who are prepared to enter a rigorous Scholarship competition are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Supporting Documents:

Materials you will need to complete the Mitchell Scholarship application:

  • Passport-style photo (PDF)
  • An unofficial transcript (Finalists will be asked to provide official transcripts.) All transcripts scanned into a single PDF
  • Essay/Personal statement: (1,000 words maximum – most applicants find it helpful to write this in advance). The personal statement or essay is your opportunity to share your personality, passion, and drive with the selection committee that cannot be communicated elsewhere in the application materials.The statement or essay must be your own work.
  • A scan of your signature (PDF)
  • The Mitchell Scholarship Program will ask applicants selected as finalists to provide:
  • Proof of US Citizenship – See a list of acceptable documents to prove U.S. Citizenship:
  • Official copies of all transcripts in a sealed envelope or through a secure electronic system directly from the applicant’s registrar.
  • Require a short video interview as part of the application process: The interview will take less than 10 minutes.
  • If you are a graduate student or a non-student, you do not submit an institutional endorsement but may submit one as one of your four recommendations.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Up to twelve Mitchell Scholarships are awarded each year. However, this number is not absolutely fixed and it can vary based on the Selection Committee’s assessment of the candidates, as well as university placement in Ireland.
  • The Mitchell Scholarship Program provides full tuition, housing, and a monthly living stipend (currently $1250 USD) for up to one year (12 months) of post-graduate academic study in Ireland. Most programs run for nine months.
  • Up to three additional months of thestipend will be provided if required by the program (for a maximum of 12 months).
  • One round-trip airline ticket between the United States and Ireland is also provided.
  • Each Mitchell Scholar is responsible for securing and financing his or her own health insurance while abroad.
  • While married applicants or applicants with partners are accepted, no allowance is made for the expenses of an applicant’s spouse, partner, or dependents.

Application deadline:

  • The application deadline is September 29, 2017, at 5 pm Eastern Time and study will commence in the fall of 2018.
  • Video Interview: Once your application has been received and certified as complete after the initial deadline, you will receive information about the required video interview. You will have approximately 48 hours to submit the video interview. The video portion of the application must be completed and submitted by 5:00 pm Eastern Time on October 2, 2017.

Link for More Information:

https://www.us-irelandalliance.org/mitchellscholarship

Contact information:

If you have questions about the program, contact the program director to director-at-mitchellscholars.org.